EA Signs Up with Lucasfilm

May 7, 2013 at 9:16 am | Posted in Lucasfilm, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Video Games | 4 Comments

Electronic Arts has signed a multi-year, multi-title agreement with Lucasfilm Ltd. for “the creation of new high quality Star Wars games aimed at the core gaming audience and spanning multiple genres for console, PC, mobile, and tablets.” StarWars.com revealed the announcement, which also states that EA will be working with BioWare “in the development of new Star Wars games.” Kathleen Kennedy also weighed in on the announcement.

“Our number one objective was to find a developer who could consistently deliver our fans great Star Wars games for years to come. When we looked at the talent of the teams that EA was committing to our games and the quality of their vision for Star Wars, the choice was clear.”

The statement goes on to say that EA will focus on core games while Disney Interactive will focus on casual games. You can read the full announcement here.

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Our Interview with Tim Lebbon

May 7, 2013 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Interview, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 2 Comments
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Tim Lebbon’s first Star Wars book, Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void, is out today. We spoke with Tim about the ideas behind the book, the reasoning of the characters, and his thoughts of the Dawn of the Jedi comics. For those worried about spoilers, we kept it pretty light, but there is a warning for the more spoiler heavy questions at the end. Click here to read our interview with Tim Lebbon.

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Book Review: ‘Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void’

May 7, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 1 Comment
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After a long wait, Star Wars readers can rejoice today as a new book graces the shelves. Tim Lebbon creates an intriguing adventure in Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void’

May 7, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Audiobooks, Books, Del Rey, eBooks, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Get ready for an adventure that takes place before every Star Wars book you’ve ever read. Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void is out today, and author Tim Lebbon spins a tale of adventure and wonder as Jedi Ranger Lanoree Brock travels across the Tython System to stop a madman. Available in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats, you can find all the links on Random House’s site. Into the Void also includes a comic excerpt from Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan, a short story by John Ostrander, and an excerpt of Troy Denning’s upcoming novel, Crucible.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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